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62°N Announces Joint Venture with Tli Cho Logistics

62 Degrees North Announces Joint Venture with Tli Cho Logistics 62 Degrees North Inc, a leading medical services provider, announces the company will embark on a joint venture with Tłı̨chǫ Logistics Ltd (TCL), a Tłı̨chǫ-owned labour management company. 62DN is excited to partner with this industry leader to improve occupational medical services in the north…

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62°N and WSCC Partner, Provide Free First Aid Training in NWT

62 Degrees North partners with WSCC to provide free first aid training and certification to communities throughout the north

Since our inception in 2012, 62 Degrees North has been committed to inclusivity. We have always provided first aid and safety training to groups of all sizes, not just large corporate clients. So, we’re very excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) to provide free first aid training to…

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62°N selected as CRC Instructor Development Centre for NWT

62 Degrees North was founded in 2012 by paramedic Matt Vincent. Since the company’s inception, we have been dedicated to providing (among other services) first aid training to groups of all sizes. We started as a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner, providing essential courses like Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED. Since then, our course…

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62°N President takes part in eighth annual Polar Plunge

62 Degrees North president Matt Vincent participates in Yellowknife's Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

For the eighth year in a row, 62°N president Matt Vincent took part in Yellowknife’s famous Polar Plunge. The event helps raise funds and awareness for the NWT Special Olympics. Following is a Yellowknifer article covering the event. Polar plunge for Special Olympics More than $9,000 was raised for NWT Special Olympics on Saturday at the eighth…

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62°N provides free First Aid training to Inuvik educators

All across Canada, public access defibrillators are becoming increasingly common. In Inuvik, one was recently installed at East Three Secondary School, an important community venue. In an emergency, a defibrillator can help save a life. Having the confidence and knowledge to use one can increase those odds. So, we partnered with a fellow medical services…

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62 Degrees North Wins Breakout New Business Award

Yesterday marked the end of Small Business Week in Yellowknife. We celebrated by attending the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce Fire & Ice Business Awards Gala, an event recognizing Yellowknife’s most outstanding small businesses. 62 Degrees North was nominated for the Breakout New Business award category, along with seven other companies. And the Breakout New Business award…

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Award Nomination: 62°N in running for Breakout New Business

62 Degrees North has received an award nomination for the Breakout New Business Award at this week’s Fire & Ice Business Awards Gala. Join us on Friday, October 23 to celebrate some of Yellowknife’s most outstanding small businesses. In addition, the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce is hosting an entire week of free events, including workshops…

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NWT Recreation & Parks Association partners with 62°N

62 Degrees North partnered with NWT Parks and Rec to provide first aid training

This year 62 Degrees North proudly partnered with the NWT Recreation and Parks Association to provide valuable first aid training to communities in the Northwest Territories. Training Throughout the NWT Founder and certified Red Cross training partner Matt Vincent travelled to four communities – Fort Simpson, Wrigley, Fort McPherson, and Paulatuk – where he worked…

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Local paramedic to offer Yellowknife first aid courses, supplies

A new Yellowknife business is offering first aid classes and medical services. 62 Degrees North is the brainchild of paramedic Matt Vincent. He says afte ryears working in the medical service in Yellowknife he decided to start his own company to fulfill his dream of being his own boss. “It was a total learning curve,…

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Paramedic pursues dream to be boss

After working as a Yellowknife paramedic in the North since 2005, Matt Vincent decided to try his hand at running a business in the industry he’s come to know so well. “I really wanted to do my own thing,” he said. “I wanted to achieve that dream of being your own boss. The more I…

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